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Do not flush medications down the toilet or put them in the drains! Take your medications to a drug drop-off box/bin at a location near you. California has industry-run statewide stewardship programs that provide safe and convenient disposal options for pharmaceutical waste at no cost to the consumer.

Where and How Do I Dispose of Pharmaceuticals?

To find disposal drop-off locations or obtain mail-back supplies, visit or call (844) 4-TAKE-BACK or (844) 482-5322.

For other disposal locations:

For more information regarding the dangers of improper disposal of pharmaceuticals, click here.

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